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CBS
May 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
it all started, where osama bin laden's followers trained for the 9/11 attack, where the united states retaliated with a war now in its 11th year, where nearly 2,000 american forces have died and tonight, president barack obama signed an agreement committing the united states to support afghanistan for years to come. the president's trip was kept secret until he arrived tuesday afternoon washington time. he thanked american troops for progress in afghanistan, noting the anniversary. >> not only were we able to drive al-qaeda out of afghanistan, and a year ago, we were able to finally bring osama bin laden to justice. >> reporter: but in an evening address beamed back to the united states, the president said there may be a role for another terror group. >> my administration has been in direct discussions with the taliban. we have made it clear that they can be a part of the future if they break with al-qaeda, renounce violence and abide by afghan laws. >> reporter: he signed an agreement with afghanistan's president that promises american support for a decade after 2014 after nato troop
CBS
May 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
evening >>> good evening. chen gawng is in the united states. drew levinson has details of the sudden and unexpected trip from china to the u.s. >>> crowds cheered as chen arrived. with the help of a translator, he thanked the american government and others for their efforts to bring him for the united states. >> i believe that no matter how difficult the environment, nothing is impossible as long as you put your heart to it. >> reporter: saturday the chinese activist got a phone call telling him to pack his bags. within a few hours, he left a beijing hospital and boarded a flight to the united states with his wife and two children. his flight landed here just outside new york sti. the trip ended a diplomatic tug of war that lasted nearly a month. the blind act virs was an outspoken critic of china's forced abortion policy. he escaped house arrest last month and sought refugee in beijing. the u.s. struck a deal for him to get treatment at a local hospital and be reunited with his family. once there he asked to leave china and secretary of state hillary clinton restarted
CBS
Apr 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, i think it is fair to say that as a result of our efforts, the united states is more secure and the american people are safer. >> he rejected criticism from some who say targeted strikes in pakistan are wrong because it's a sovereign nation. instead he says such acts are constitutional by such rules but in place after the september 11th attacks. we are learning more about the information gathered by the nave seals the night they killed osama bin laden. they grabbed five computers and 100 storage boxes. bin laden complained about disaster after disaster. the former terror leader was also worried about the inexperiences of his lower leaders. we also learned that bin laden had no idea the seals were after him but knew his organization was on the brink of defeat. >> you're not going to stop america. we're going to rebuild and keep on going. >> rising from the ashes of that deadly terror attack, the new one world trade center is now the tallest building in new york city. that brand-new building, which by the way is still under construction is being built on the original trade cen
CBS
May 1, 2012 1:35am EDT
, alcohol and now opiates. new research shows the number of united states babies born with signs of opiate drug withdrawalprescription drugs has tripled in a decade. 13,000 infants were affected in 20019, they estimate -- 2009. if you don't think the problem affects your community in particular, think again. matt jablow joins us live with a story of one part of montgomery county that has been especially hard hit. matt? >> reporter heroin use has long been a problem associated with inner cities, but many suburban parts of washington are finding out the hard way. heroin is no longer just a big city problem. >> there can never be a good out come from drugs. >> reporter: 18-year-old lea spends a lot of time thinking about a day in 2009 when she had a heart attack and was paralyzed from the neck down after using heroin for the first and only time of her life. >> i think back and i'm like, you know, why did i ever do that? >> reporter: since that day, she and her mother, lisa, who live in germantown, have made it their mission to reach out to young people in hopes of convincing them not to use
CBS
May 31, 2012 1:35am EDT
exhibition match between the united states and brazil. late in the first half brazil already up 2-0 but the u.s. answers. johnson with a pass to hercules. hercules gomez heads it in. the kings were just too strong. he boots it home. brazil wins this one 4-1. the washington wizards learned their draft fate tonight. the wizards had the second best chance of landing the number one pick and possibly anthony davis. instead they wind up -- another upset in paris today. venus william is heading home. venus lost in straight sets. it's the earliest exit by both william sisters ever in a grand slam. eastern conference final game two on the hardwood. heat up 2 in the 4th. d wade dishes it out and pushes the lead up to 4. right now they are all tied up headed to overtime tied at 99. game one stanley cup finals. this one goes over time as well. gets a sprung on a break away. buries the game winner. kings taking 1-0 series lead. and finally tonight, alex ovechkin a lot of free time on his hand after the caps were eliminated earlier this month. he got his picture taken with wooten and then here he is in par
CBS
May 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >>> the activist at the center of a diplomatic battle between china and the united states wants to come to this country. he escaped from house arrest and took refuge at the embassy in china. he accepted a deal that would allow him to go to the hospital and be reunited with his family in china. he came under fire for calling attention to forced abortions under the country's one child per family policy. >>> a disturbing discovery in a northwest d. c. neighborhood. a wild animal caught in an illegal trap. >> the search is on for other traps like that that could still be out there and pose a serious risk to people's pets. >> i came out to do some gardening. >> reporter: she heard a sound that still echos in her mind. to her great surprise it was a young raccoon walking in pain along the top of her fence. his front heft paw snared left paw snared in a leg hold trap. the raccoon had been caught in the trap for about a week and had been seen wandering the neighborhood chewing at its paw trying unsuccessfully to get the trap off. >> there were tendons and two little forearm bones stickin
CBS
May 5, 2012 1:35am EDT
to the united states. american and chinese diplomats are working on a deal that would allow chin to study abroad and take his family with him. the blind lawyer was in the middle of a diplomatic battle between the u.s. and china over his whistle blowing on the government's forced abortion policy. >>> a maryland man in prison in cuba is pleading to see his dying mother. he was convicted of transporting communication equipment into cuba. he has been in jail since 2009. he told cnn that his request to visit his mom have been ignored. >> requesting permission for me to visit her. i will return to cuba, you know. you can quote me on that. >> he went to cuba in 2009 to work for a u.s. government funded international development group. his family says he wanted to bring the internet to cuba's small jewish community. >>> two drivers climb out of their vehicles and start to argue. one of them ends up dead. the other disappears. tonight, police are looking for that other driver in a black chevy suv with temporary tags. the argument took place on harrison lane in fairfax county and right now, police have
CBS
May 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, the largest population in the world, the fastest growing market second only to the united states. there is evidence everywhere chinese people have become big consumers, and private companies are ready to feed that appetite. check out the photo gallery of my scrorn knee through china at wusa9.com. >>> still ahead -- >> they played the wrong tape. do they have the right tape? they do have the right tape? ask them if they would like to play that now. would they like to play that? >> do you have my bodyguard? >> did maureen get a haircut? >> honoring a friend and colleague at channel 9, the late glen brenner. and are we looking at a cool week ahead with the chance of showers? anny has an update when we come back. stay with us. >>> today's cloudy skies didn't dim the hopes of thousands of runners for the 15th annual race for hope. proceeds from the 5k trek goes to the research in the fight against brain cancer. >> today's race was fantastic. it's always touching to see some people that are still getting sicker but others that are doing well. it makes you inspired. >> the race for hope
CBS
May 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. this will be the first meeting in the united states since 2004 and it will be the largest gathering of world leaders ever to assemble at camp david. on the agenda, growing the world economy. not to mention energy and climate issues. fears of violent or disruptive demonstrations have not been realized yet. one protest site in frederick with that. gary. >> residents who were nervous are after an uneventful day are relieved tonight. >> no bomb, no tank. >> the biggest demonstration of the day was this afternoon parade from the library to baker park. >> as far as what was anticipated and what really happened. >> tom lives across the street, used to be his parent's home. his love of history on display. >> abe lincoln, he's the man. >> from tom's sidewalk. >> you can see a house that abe lincoln visited during the civil war. >> the statue of liberty, confederate and union. >> it's my feeling of patriotism to do this. >> contemporary soldiers, too. >> this is a desert storm soldier. >> and nearby -- >> this is a tribute to the fallen. >> tom still remembering the vietnam. >> the year of combat w
CBS
May 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
'm the first united states senator i ever knew. and i was down in washington hiring my staff and i got a phone call saying that my family had been in an accident. and just like you guys know by the tone of the phone call. you knew. you knew when you walked up the path. you knew when the call came. you knew. you just felt it in your bones something bad happened. and i knew. i don't know how i knew. but the call said my wife is dead, my daughter was dead and i wasn't sure how my sons were going to make it. they were christmas shopping and a tractor-trailer broadsided them. it can and will get better. there will come a day, i promise you, and you parents as well, when the thought of your son and daughter or your husband or wife brings a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eye. it will happen. >> biden's two sons survived the accident and they made full recovery. we have more from the emotional speech on our website wusa9.com. >>> a stark and somber milestone in afghanistan as we approach this memorial day. 3,000 coalition troops have now lost their lives since the war began. the de
CBS
May 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, and there are those who don't want to leave. >> they have aunts, uncles, brothers, everything, that is united states right there, to me. >> reporter: the bikers have roared into town but they may walk out of here in silence. >> it is real tough. you can't describe it. you have to live it. you have to be -- being a vet, i can understand it. but you see people down here that they lost somebody 30 years ago and it was just like yesterday. there were a lot of people that weren't in and they are proud of us too. it means a lot. >> reporter: ten new names have been etched on the memorial wall and were dedicated this month. i'm surae chinn for 9 news now. >>> the president obama plans to mark the day with veterans and their families at the memorial. >>> we have a gruesome attack overnight. tonight the white house is horrified by the violence in syria that has killed more than 90 people, 32 of them children. the international community also condemning those responsible for the attack. the syrian government is blaming it on armed terrorist groups but has provided no details. the white house said the syrian r
CBS
May 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the united states to serious top diplomats here in washington. the ousting is because of last week's fighting in syria. they senselessly killed more than 100 people, many who were women and children. the obama administration right now opposes any military action saying that can just add to the chaos. >>> well, tonight a metro attendant was hit by a train and then pinned underneath it for more than an hour. it happened this afternoon. a surgical trauma unit team was brought in to help get him out of there. metro is investigating how it could possibly have happened. in the meantime, it's also reviewing safety procedures at shady grove rail yard. >>> a former rutgers student plans to turn himself in to begin his 30-day sentence. he secretly recorded a roommate with a male lover. >>> after seven days of deliberations still no verdict in the john edwards corruption trial. legal experts say it's not about -- not time yet to worry about a hung jury. but if there is no decision by the end of the week, it could certainly be an indication there is some dissent among jurors. meanwhile, there has been so
CBS
May 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
governing the drug in d.c. will be the most restrictive in the united states. there's another meeting scheduled for tomorrow, which is expected to take focus on the tacoma wellness center. the facility expects to soon offer medical marijuana on blare road in at northwest. >>> the 2010 campaign of d.c. mayor vince gray, the feds have been investigating that for months now. in just the past few hours, that case has gone into hyper drive. a top campaign aid hit with a slew of charges today, and due in court tomorrow. we've confirmed he's opting for a plea deal. the man's name is thomas gore. he's a former assistant campaign treasurer for gray. he's charged with destroying evidence and other crimes involving gray campaign money. >> it's deeply troubling. i know tom gore and he's a standup guy that's done a lot on behalf of the city and on behalf of children. >> then, of course, there is the man named suliman brown. he said vince gray gave him cash and money orders to stay in the race and verbally attack the third candidate, then mayor, fenty. gray has repeatedly said he's done nothing wro
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